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. summary. essential things we have learned about the crash at sfo. >> boeing 777 crash landed at 11:27. calling it a hard landing. show you video from minutes after the crash. the plane which was operated by asiana, airlines, took off from shanghai, seoul korea, to sfo, 10 1/2 hour flight. 60 people remain unaccounted for. doesn't mean 60 people are dead. at this point. don't know where they are. some may have been moved off to hospital. there may be some manifest name issues. sochl tra some translation issues. at this point. 60 unaccounted for. we have twoÑnfirmed dead. 130 taken to different hospitals. 190 people though initially walked off that plane. and of that group, then, some were later transported. and taken to the hospital. with less serious injuries. sfo was shut down for four hours after the crash. but now, at least two run ways at this point are open. we'll continue off to bring the latest developments as we learn more about what happened. ntsb is on its way here. threesent out to secure the scene. police told us the scene at the airport in terms of this airliner have
. it was a visual flight rule. so that's been confirmed by sfo. nothing wrong with that commercial pilots do it all the time. in this case, the plane made a steeper descent and essentially, got too low. it cost lift. it didn't have power. the pilot apparently tried to overcorrect, tried to get more air under him. get more lift. so essentially, pointed the nose of the plane up which is exactly what the witnesses say happened. and when he did that, you see he is still over the water. he is trying to get more lift and touchdown. when he did that, the nose went up, the tail went down and scraped along the rock barrier between san francisco bay and the end of runway 28 l. that apparently caused quite a hard hit. then the tail went off the plane and at that point, he lost all control of that airplane. in fact, it is quite fortunate that it was able to come to rest and so many people were able to walk off with very few injuries or no injuries at all. >> absolutely. thank you. if you're just now tuning in, here's what we know at this hour. some definitive number and different inty reports. 307 people on th
us from sfo. it's been a clear sense of communication here throughout the day from mayor lee, from the fire chief at sfo, even the ntsb and the fbi. >> reporter: they're being very careful as to what information they put out there. everyone is awaiting the arrival of the ntsb from washington, d.c. that group expected to arrive in about aphour. they will probably do what they can tonight. most likely wait until daybreak to continue their investigation. officials have been briefing us all day long, trying to tell us what happened here early this morning. it was the kind of briefing that officials haven't had to deliver for more than seven decades. >> there's been a tragic accident for sfo and all of san francisco. >> reporter: this morning, asiana airlines flight 214 from seoul, korea, with 291 passengers and 16 crew members, slammed into the runway at sfo. tearing away the plane's tale. the plane then burst into flames as fire crews arrived on scene. >> my hat goes off to the people who went into the cabin of the plane to do what they could. >> reporter: two people are confirmed dea
it to youtube. others who were in a park just south of sfo watched in horror as the plane broke apart on the runway. >> they were broken on the side. it was smoking. the plane was, tat, tat, tat. afterwards, it started burning. >> there were a couple germans walking along. the one gentleman said yeah, it felt like it was coming in for a landing. the tail hit. and it started to cartwheel and stop and then that was it. we saw the smoke coming up. >> reporter: many people took photos and videos of the crash. many witnesses said they saw passengers coming down the emergency chutes before a large amount of smoke and fire consumed the plane. >> i heard two booms. i thought it was maybe fireworks. somebody still shooting or something. and then you looked out the window and saw this plane on the ground. i saw it before the fire started to consume everything. and i saw them come out of the side of the plane. >> also at the park, people looking for loved ones on other flights that were diverted from sfo to other cities because of the crash. >> feel horrible for the people on the maybe. the 777s
students here for summer camp. erica. >> all right, john yang outside sfo for us. john, thanks. >> more than 182 people were transported to hospitals. some remain in critical condition this morning. miguel almaguer is covering that part of the story for us. he's at san francisco general hospital now, the trauma center there. miguel, good morning. >> lester, good morning. of those 182 victims, many were brought to about a dozen bay area hoptds. the vast majority were brought here to san francisco general hospital. some 53 patients made their way through the front doors here. about half of them were actually small children. today, we know at least six remain in critical condition including one child who was in critical condition. so many folks were being brought here in four different waves separated by about an hour apart. that was a similar scene we saw at hospitals all across the bay area. of course the bay area's home to several trauma centers so they were certainly in good hands. some injuries include broken bones, burns, some other passengers just suffered some scratches and bruises
are looking live now at the wreckage of asiana airline flight 214 at sfo. we have new information on the final seconds of that flight that are providing insight into what went wrong. i am terry dwyer. we'll get to the investigation. first we begin with new information on one of the teenagers who was killed and the concerns tonight that she may have been killed after the plane crash. nbc bay area cheryl herd is at sfo. she begins our expanded team coverage of the crash of flight 214. cheryl. >> diane, there's no doubt about
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